The US President-elect Donald trump and a likely candidate for the post of U.S. Secretary of Mit Romney. 19 Nov 2016
The US President-elect Donald trump was found on Saturday with a likely candidate for the post of U.S. Secretary of state MITT Romney, according to TV channel FoxNews.
Trump and Romney, who in 2012 was the presidential candidate of the Republican party and lost the election to Barack Obama, met at the Golf club at trump Bedminster, new Jersey.
Romney was one of the most vocal critics of trump at the start of his race. This meeting could be a chance to smooth out differences between two politicians, said FoxNews.
“Mr. President-elect, how do you do, sir?” – a phrase Romney greeted trump, Reuters reports. The video posted on Twitter the Associated Press that trump warmly welcomes Romney. After that, together with elected Vice-President Mike Pence, who also met Romney, all three of them enter the building.
VIDEOS: President-elect Donald Trump, Mike Pence and Mitt Romney arrive for meetings in NJ. https://t.co/mf5iWX8b1K https://t.co/YZto8EeB7E
Trump, speaking about the meeting, said that “everything was fine”. Romney, coming to the journalists, said that he had with trump was “a large-scale conversation in different theatres of action in a world where there are US interests”. He also said that he was glad the dropped out chance to get elected President, adding that he is looking forward to the arrival of the new administration, reports NBC News. The journalists ‘ questions, Romney did not answer.
The meeting with Romney, trump was one of the first in a series of numerous other meetings scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. The purpose of these meetings is the formation of the future President’s team.
Join Romney to trump, it remains unclear, Reuters notes. The Agency also quoted a representative of Romney, who, speaking of his prospects to take the post of Secretary of state, said: “Could it happen? I admit. But it is unlikely.”
This week, sources NBC News called Romney a likely candidate that trump is considering for the position of Secretary of state. Among the other candidates for the post of head of the state Department in the administration of the trump media called the Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley, former new York mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former permanent U.S. representative to the United Nations John Bolton.